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Wish I'd Known Then . . . For Writers

Nov 30, 2021

Episode 098 / In this post-Thanksgiving show we walk through our writing and publishing process, delving into the tools we use from software to dictation apps. 

We also chat about our favorite craft books, then we wrap up with some tips for keeping everything organized. 

QOTW: What organizational tips do you have for...

Nov 23, 2021

Episode 097 / Romance author Theodora Taylor, author of 7 Figure Fiction: How to Use Universal Fantasy to Sell Your Books to Anyone, joins us this week. She shares her top tips for new authors and she breaks down the universal fantasies of four movies: Beauty and The Beast, Knives Out, Notting Hill, and Crazy...

Nov 16, 2021

Episode 096 / Troy Lambert, author, editor, freelance writer, and lead educator for Plottr joins us this week. We had a wide-ranging conversation including what he’s learned from interviewing authors who use Plottr. Troy also gives some out of the box tips for getting your books in bookstores.

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Nov 9, 2021

Episode 095 / Cozy mystery and historical fiction author Heather Day Gilbert joins us to talk about the challenges of moving from a traditionally published author to an indie author. We touch on the mindset shifts she had to go through, and she gives us an overview of how she launched a successful indie cozy mystery...

Nov 2, 2021

Episode 094 / Romantic comedy author Tru Taylor shares how she stays positive and how she successfully launched a new pen name in 2021.

QOTW: How do you stay positive? Do you use affirmations, meditation, or something else?

Show notes:

  • Tru’s shift from new reporter to author
  • The books that helped Tru develop her...